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– The Minnesota Twins have designated third baseman Sean Burroughs for assignment. Burroughs was hitting .118/.167/.176 with 1 RBI in 17 AB's for the Twins this season.
– The San Francisco Giants designated Tyler Graham for assignment. The outfielder is hitting .263/.300/.316 in 19 AB's for the Giants' Triple-A team this season.
– The Cleveland Indians designated Jose Lopez for assignment. The 28-year old infielder was hitting .190/.190/.381 with 3 RBI's in 21 AB's for the Indians in 2012.
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Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau left Monday's game against the Angels with a sore left wrist. He was replaced in the seventh inning as the Twins' designated hitter by Sean Burroughs.It's the same wrist that gave Morneau problems during the 2011 season. He had surgery on the wrist in late September to stabilize a tendon in the back of the wrist. Morneau had...
The Minnesota Twins not only lost Monday's game to the Los Angeles Angels, but they also lost first baseman Justin Morneau to a wrist injury for at least a few games.
Morneau left Monday's game after just two at-bats with a sore left wrist. Sean Burroughs replaced him in the seventh inning as the Twins' designated hitter.
It's the same wrist that gave Morneau problems...
The Minnesota Twins are recalling catcher Drew Butera from the minors to add some depth behind banged-up Joe Mauer.
The Twins announced plans to recall Butera on Tuesday, a few hours before they were set to play the Los Angeles Angels. The Twins did not immediately announce a corresponding move.
Mauer was injured while catching on Sunday when he took a foul ball off his left knee...
For the past ten years or so, the Minnesota Twins have preached the "pitch to contact" philosophy to it's pitching rotation which, for the better part of the decade has worked, more or less. An entire pitching staff of Brad Radke's is what I'm sure Rick Anderson and Ron Gardenhire envision as perfection. Always keep the ball around the strike zone. Don...
Jeff Reardon is doing well these days. But to know what that means for Reardon means first knowing what the former Minnesota Twins closer went through during the darkest years of his life.
After his 16-year major league career was over, Reardon settled down in retirement with his family, including his three children. He and his wife, Phebe, lived in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., just...
Justin Morneau was replaced in the top of the 7th inning of the Minnesota Twins' 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night with what the team deemed to be a sore left wrist. If it weren't for the fact that Morneau has a lengthy history of dealing with injuries and he had surgery on this very wrist during the offseason to stabilize a tendon in it, one might not be...
I’m suspecting Joe Mauer is really into hair. Remember the Head and Shoulders commercials? Well this time, it’s a lucky fan that gets to have his hair follicles moisten by the all-star catcher Joe Mauer. Not sure how I feel about Mauer being a hair stylist for a day, but hey, it’s for the fans
A tip of the cap to fans after a no-hitter
The Minnesota Twins were no-hit last night by Angels righty Jered
Weaver. It is definitely a monumental accomplishment to throw a no
hitter and my hat is off to the man. I, however, don't think the Twins
should hang their heads over this. Instead they should take some credit
for it. I knew going into...
For the fifth time in team history, the Minnesota Twins finished a game without a hit.
There was simply nothing the Twins could do Wednesday against Angels starter Jered Weaver, who tossed the first no-hitter of his career and the ninth in team history. Weaver got ahead in counts, changed speeds and simply made the Twins' batters look uncomfortable.
In the end, it was a 9...
With multiple players nursing injuries, the Minnesota Twins recalled catcher Drew Butera from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday. Butera will head to Anaheim in time for Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels.
A corresponding 25-man roster move has not yet been made but will be made Tuesday afternoon, the Twins announced. It's likely Minnesota will wait on the result...
Jered Weaver tossed the tenth no-hitter in Angels' history on Wednesday night, holding the Minnesota Twins to just two baserunners all night on a strikeout-passed ball and a walk. He struck out nine and even laughed in the face of superstition by relieving himself taking a piss right before taking the mound for the ninth inning.
The Minnesota Twins are a horrible, horrible...
Ron Gardenhire didn't mince words by saying that his Minnesota Twins "looked like a bunch of Little Leaguers" their last time out.
The Seattle Mariners probably haven't been quite that bad during their longest losing streak of the season.
The visiting Twins will try to end their 19-inning scoreless drought Friday night in the opener of a three-game set against...
@Minnesota Twins (6-15) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (8-14)
Pitching Probables: MIN – Francisco Liriano (0-3, 11.02 ERA) LAA – Jerome Williams (1-1, 5.51 ERA)
Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830 [wayin]47ca0dda-db68-4cd1-8125-0324be50d637[/wayin...